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SiFive Freedom E310 processor

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lowRISC

LowRISC 0.5 Brings First Ethernet Support

The lowRISC project has officially announced the launch of lowRISC 0.5, a milestone release of the popular RISC-V implementation which brings with it open-source Ethernet support. Built upon a RISC-V implementation from the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley), lowRISC 0.5 marks a major milestone release on the… Read More
Semtech Next-Gen LoRa

Semtech Announces Next-Gen LoRa Chips

Analogue and mixed-signal semiconductor specialist Semtech has announced next-generation chips for LoRa radio devices with a claimed 50 percent reduction in power draw, 20 percent boost in range, and 45 percent reduction in component footprint. Designed for devices using the LoRaWAN long-range low-power wide area network protocol, Semtech’s new SX1226,… Read More
Esperanto 'AI'

Esperanto Announces 4,112-Core RISC-V AI Chip

Esperanto, a company run by The Case for RISC co-authors Dave Ditzel and Dave Patterson, has announced its first RISC-V products – including a 4,112-core processor aimed at high-performance artificial intelligence (AI) applications. Detailed in full on WikiChip Fuse, Esperanto’s aim is to produce three intellectual property (IP) core… Read More